AUSTIN, TX (March 22, 2010) – The Toros announced today that they have acquired Marcus Williams. The 6-7, 207 pound guard returned from China last week after playing there with the Zhejiang Wanma Cyclones where he averaged 19.7 points and 11.2 rebounds in 30 games.
Williams is a familiar face to the Toros having played with the team during the 2007-08 and 2008-09 seasons. Averaging 19 points and seven rebounds in 36 games his first season, Williams earned Third Team All –NBA D-League honors and GATORADE Call-ups to the San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Clippers. During the 2008-09 season, Williams averaged 23 points and seven rebounds in 45 games earning D-League Performer of the Week honors, a trip to the D-League All-Star game, First Team All-NBA D-League, and a GATORADE Call-up to the San Antonio Spurs. He started the 2009-10 season with the San Antonio Spurs, appearing in five preseason games and averaging 4.2 points and 1.8 rebounds in 13.8 minutes, but was waived before the start of the regular season.
Williams will wear jersey # 4 when the Toros take on the Springfield Armor tomorrow at 7:30p.m. at the Austin Convention Center. Tickets for the final eight regular season home games are still available. Call the Toros office at (512) 236-8333 for more information or visit Austin Toros.